|IUMA: The Wobblies|
The Wobblies are a gritty New York punk three piece whose garage-influenced sound has a gilded edge. It is a powerful, but caustic blend of both noise and melody. The vocals of the group's lead singer and guitarist, Mike Griffin, are harsh and guttural. He spits out his lyrics with both a raw anger and also an honest sense of relish. The guitar work is detuned, often distorted and the band's product is a glorious, gobbing cacophony of sound and energy...
Keywords: The Wobblies
|Tribute to Utah Phillips / submedia tv - Indymedia Presents|
Utah Phillips was a personal friend of some of the members of the PepperSpray Collective stretching back almost 30 years. He recently passed away. Radicalized in part because of his experiences as a soldier in the US war against Korea, he went on to become the most famous member of the International Workers of the World (IWW or "Wobblies") in modern times. He was a great storyteller and singer, and a champion of the class struggle...
Keywords: Utah Phillips, wobblies, IWW, capitalism
|Songs of the Wobblies - Joe Glazer / Bill Friedland|
Songs of the Wobblies Sung by Joe Glazer and Bill Friedland 01 There is Power in a Union (Joe Hill) 02 Scissor Bill (Joe Hill) 03 Workingmen Unite! (E. S. Nelson) 04 Popular Wobbly (T-Bone Slim) 05 Boom went the Boom 06 Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (Harv McClintock) 07 The Commonwealth of Toil (Ralph Chaplin) 08 Down to the Soup Line 09 The Preacher and the Slave (Joe Hill) 10 The Rebel Girl (Joe Hill) 11 The Tramp (Joe Hill) 12 Dump the Bosses Off Your Back (John Brill) Labor Arts 3 (mono Lp) Recorded...
Keywords: Wobblies; Labor Movement; Folk Song
|Building Bridges Radio: Utah Phillips Got It Right - A Memorial - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg|
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:39 ******************************************** Utah Phillips Got It Right A Memorial Rebroadcast of an Interview with Utah Phillips Utah Phillips, a seminal figure in American folk music who performed extensively and tirelessly for audiences on two continents for 38 years, died Friday may 23, 2008 of congestive heart failure in Nevada City, California a small town in the Sierra Nevada m...
Keywords: Utah Phillips; IWW; Wobblies; folk music
|Songs and Hymns|
Joe Hill (1879–1915) was a Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World. ARTICLES http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Hill http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-Bone_Slim http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_McClintock JOE HILL LYRICS http://www.folkarchive.de/hill.html TRACKS 01-26 Songs and hymns from which Wobbly songwriters took their melodies. JOE HILL SONGS AND ORIGINAL TITLES 1911 The Preacher And The Slave (In The Sweet Bye And Bye) 1912 Casey Jone...
Keywords: 78rpm; American songs; Joe Hill; Labor movement; Wobblies
|Wobbly Walk labor monument - Jason Houk|
This production is a radio dramatization of an event in labor history. Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice has a campaign to build a labor monument to a group of 100+ IWW Wobblies who braved the Siskiyou mountains in the cold winter of 1911. Recorded at KSKQ 89.5 FM community radio in Ashland Oregon.
Keywords: IWW; Wobbly; Wobblies; wobbly walk; KSKQ; 94.9 FM; Ashland; Oregon
|LE12-16-07 - Jerry Mead-Lucero|
This is the full 12-16-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Interview with Peter Cole, author of Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia. Also includes coverage of the Chicago Trade with Justice Working Group action at Obama campaign HQ in regards to his support for the Peru trade agreement and excerpts from a speech by former congresswoman Cynthia McKinney who is running for the Green Party Presidential Candidate nomination...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; IWW; waterfront; dock; peter cole; wobblies; president; election; green party; mckinney; cynthia mckinney
|Black Flags and Windmills - scott crow|
When both levees and governments failed in New Orleans in the Fall of 2005, scott crow headed into the political storm, co-founding a relief effort called the Common Ground Collective. In the absence of local government, FEMA, and the Red Cross, this unusual volunteer organization, based on 'solidarity not charity,' built medical clinics, set up food and water distribution, and created community gardens...
Keywords: Common Ground Collective; Common Ground; Relief; anarchism; community; organizing; activism; Malik Rahim; scott crow; horizontal; New Orleans; Hurricane Katrina; Black Panther Party; IWW; Wobblies; Zapatistas; mutual aid; direct action; commentary; FEMA; the state; liberation; politics